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‘Mystery of the Atomic Hammer’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MYSTERY OF THE ATOMIC HAMMERHollywood Cowboy Detectives # 8By Darryle PurcellAvailable at Amazon146 pgs The three amigos, Curly Woods PR guy, Hoot Gibson former western star and Nick Danby studio chauffeur, are back again in another fantastic adventure. But this time writer Purcell, sets his action-packed tale after the end

Callback For Corpse Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Callback For A Corpse’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

CALLBACK FOR A CORPSEA Maxi and Moxie MysteryBy Teel James GlennBold Adventure Press180 pgs. When we first saw the ads for this book, we were excited at what it suggested; a new mystery series featuring a sleuthing husband and wife team. Shades of Nick & Nora Charles, or Mr. &

Avenger of the Moon Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Avengers of the Moon’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

AVENGERS OF THE MOON(A Captain Future Novel)By Allen SteeleTor Books – Pub 2017300 pages In the early part of 1939, veteran sci-fi pulp writer Edmond Hamilton met with Leo Margulies, Better Publication’s editorial director, to discuss the creation of a new title, Captain Future. The lead character of Curt Newton,

The Shadow Chronicles Vol 4 Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Shadowed Circle # 4’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE SHADOWED CIRCLE # 4Editor/Publisher Steve DonosoA Renaissance Arts Press Publication66 pages What a delight to get this new issue in the mail recently. As ever the articles are so much fun and all of them are contributed by true Shadow fans. Both Will Murray and Tim King hunt for

The Trouble With Tribbles Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Trouble With Tribbles’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE TROUBLE WITH TRIBBLESThe Story Behind The Popular Star Trek EpisodeBy David GerroldAvailable at Amazon208 pgs The Star Trek episode, “The Trouble With Tribbles” aired in Dec of 1967. We were in Vietnam at the time and so obviously didn’t see it. Most likely our first viewing had to have

A Study In Crimson Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘A Study In Crimson’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

A STUDY IN CRIMSONSherlock Holmes 1942By Robert J. HarrisPegasus Crime303 pgs Like author Robert J. Harris, our first introduction to the Great Detective, Sherlock Holmes, was from the Universal movies featuring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson. Having been born after World War II, one of

Vermin Calling Book Review

‘Vermin Calling’ Book Review By Ron Foriter

VERMIN CALLINGBy Darryle PurcellOffbeat Reads198 pgs Young Vernon Jiles was bullied as a child. His worst tormentor, his older brother. To survive these daily beatings, Vernon lost himself in his comics and soon developed a true love of graphic storytelling. Enough so that he began drawing his own comics and

Men's Adventure Vol 4 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Men’s Adventure Quarterly’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MEN’S ADVENTURE QUARTERLYIssue # 4Edited by Robert Deis & Bill CunninghamPulp 2.0148 pgs When repeating an operation several times, you can be assured of one of two results. One, the action is lessened and the quality diminishes with repetition. Or, two, the process becomes refined and the quality increases exponentially.

Hollis P.I. Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Gary Phillips’ Hollis P.I.’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

GARY PHILLIPS’ HOLLIS P.I.Edited by Gary Phillips & Morgan McKayPro Se Press169 pgs From Pro Se Press comes this six-story collection featuring Los Angeles private eye, Nate Hollis. Created by veteran pulp writer Gary Phillips, Hollis is a street-savvy detective with the usual assortment of colorful supporting characters ala his

Live Fast, Spy Hard Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Live Fast, Spy Hard’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

LIVE FAST, SPY HARDBy Max Allan Collins with Matthew V. ClemensA John Sand ThrillerWolfpack Publishing263 pgs The 60s spy vibes continue in this second John Sand adventure that proved to be so much fun in the first. For those who came in late, John Sand is the actual British agent

It Seems Like A good Idea At The Time Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Diamondback’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

DIAMONDBACKIt Seemed Like a Good Idea At The TimeBy Derrick FergusonPro Se Press165 pgs There is absolutely nothing subtle about this book. It is a powerful, gang-blasting, take-no-prisoners crime thriller from start to finish. The setting is the fictional city of Denbrook, a modern-day Sodom and Gomorrah filled to the

Enter The Jackal Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Enter The Jackal’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

ENTER THE JACKALBy Jonathan W. SweetBrick Pickle Media,LLC201 pgs. Clad in a blood-red costume and wearing the cowl shaped like a jackal’s head, the Red Jackal metes out justice to all evil-doers residing in America’s Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St.Paul. In reality, he is a communication mogul, Randolph Blake.

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